I’ve been on vacation for two weeks and I only managed to put a small dent in my reading list while I was off. Of course, this last vacation was more about entertaining visiting family that it was anything else, but I had still hoped to get in more than half a book.
Vacation means different things to different people but I think for most readers it usually means more time to read more. With physical books, you’d go vacation reading shopping; browse the bookstores and libraries for as many books as you can carry in your arms,
And just when we thought that eBooks were going to take over the world, the news of at least two authors who are sticking with the printed book. Richard Russo and Stephen King have both promised that their next novels are not going to be offered electronically. In King’s case, he adds “for the time being” which sort of implies that he hasn’t closed the door on the idea.
Russo says he wants to support the traditional bookstore model and the notion of local buying; so his next novel, a collaboration between himself and his daughter, is going
Here we grow again.
We have seen several recent changes at the Free-ebooks.net website. Not long after our partnership with Ampersand Academic Press we are partnering with bookboon.com to bring you FREE textbooks.
On April 17, 2011, we partnered with bookboon.com to offer our members the dynamic opportunity to download free textbooks in the categories of: Business, Computer Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics and Science. You can browse the new ebrary by visiting our home page at http://ow.ly/amu0Z, scroll down to the bottom of the left vertical menu (and incidentally, that’s new too!) to the section titled “Textbooks”. Have